Download Embellishments for Adventurous Sewing: Master Applique, by Carol Zentgraf PDF

By Carol Zentgraf

This step by step process reference introduces and carefully explores numerous equipment of material embellishment that may be used to enhance outfits, domestic décor goods, or perhaps quilts. With Embellishments for Adventurous Sewing, you'll delve into quite a few tools of appliqué, examine the nuances of free-motion embroidery and thread sketching, and discover ways to maximize the ornamental stitches and embroidery features of your stitching computing device. discover the area of trims and study artistic or attempted and actual how you can practice them. try out a few textile manipulation options to offer textile interesting texture. each one part comprises easy-to-follow, illustrated directions and ends with 3 to 5 small initiatives. improve your talents and improve your craft with Embellishments for Adventurous Sewing!

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3. From this point, sharply change directions and quilt an arc shape about the length of the first swirl. Try to keep it in line with the swirl below it and about 1/2˝ from the edge. 4. At the end of the arc, don’t stop. Quilt the inside of the next swirl and echo back out until you are almost on the downhill side. Lines & Vines 45 5. Repeat the swirls and arcs until you are near the top of the block. Quilt the inside of another swirl. 6. This time, echo the swirl all the way around until you are inside the arc below it.

6. Quilt a second elongated loop that lines up with the outer point. Return to the inner corner. Lines & Vines 57 Pulleys Pulleys is a variation of Back & Forth (page 56). Adding a circle to the design really changes the look of this pattern. It works best in long, skinny areas of quilting. 1. From an edge of the quilting area, quilt a horizontal line toward the opposite edge. 2. As you reach the opposite edge, quilt a small circle. Trace around the circle so you end at the bottom of the circle.

Continue quilting the alternating curves until you reach the end of the quilting area. 48 FREE-MOTION QUILTING with Angela Walters ­ Wavy Lines Oh, how I love wavy lines! They are one of my all-time favorite designs. You can use them to draw your eyes to a focal point of your quilt or to add movement, whether vertical or horizontal. It seems like every week I am finding more and more uses for this easy, versatile design. 1. For vertical or horizontal wavy lines, determine the top and bottom of your quilting area.

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